GERGELY, THEODORE (TED)
With profound sadness the family announce the sudden passing of our beloved husband, father, brother, grandfather & uncle on January 16, 2009 at the age of 77. He leaves to mourn his loving wife Marian; twin brother Paul, Nelson; daughter Dana Cosgrove (Carew), Abbotsford, son Steve (Michelle), China; stepchildren Scot McNair (Christine), Sechelt; Brian McNair (Donna), California; Corri Kadatz (Robert), Surrey. Missing their Papa are grandchildren Jesse & Jenny Cosgrove; Katie (Jeremy) Scramstad, Langley; Dane & Alyse McNair; Nick & Natalya Kadatz; Sam McNair, Michael Gergely, New Westminster. Also survived by brothers-in-law Frank (Marg) Barr and Tom (Kathy) Barr and many nieces & nephews. He will be dearly missed by his fellow musicians and golfing partners. Ted spent an astounding 35 years as a music teacher and school administrator. He created many award winning bands from Oliver, Nelson, Vancouver, Surrey and White Rock. His love of music touched many students in school programs but none so profoundly as his children and grandchildren of which he was so proud. He continued to instruct and encourage young musicians in the Surrey School district until the time of his death. Please join us for a celebration of his life at Victory Memorial Park Funeral Chapel, 14831-28th Avenue, Surrey, BC at 1:00 PM on Saturday, January 24, 2009. In lieu of flowers donations to a charity of your choice.
Victory Memorial Park Funeral Centre